posted on Jan, 22 2005 @ 10:09 PM
No, you were right Seekerof, I just thought that particular link to Gardiner was a little uncharitable, so I thought I would direct you to his
He is full of himself, no doubt, but Bloodlines of the Holy Grail makes Holy Blood Holy Grail look amateur and I considered that to be quite well
reseached until I read Gardiners work.
I've read so many books like this and Gardiners does stand out in the depth of his research and Bibliographies, which I like.
To understand why I like Gardiner is also about my coming from a family of expatriot Scots Jacobite Masons. Gardiner to some extent represents a
Masonic Scots perpective and if in doubt, I will beleive in my own family traditions, I don't think I'm alone in that.
I do try to keep an open mind and am always looking for new material with insights into what became of Jesus and his family, I simply don't beleive
everyone just forgot, there was too much at stake.
If the Da Vinci code is extolling the relationship between Jesus and Charlamagne, it's quite off the mark, There was in fact a Merovingian connection
on his mothers side,but the Carolingians are more famous for having conspired with Rome against the Merovingians, as noted by a previous